ROBINSON, William Erigena, 1814-1892


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
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National Library of Ireland
Dublin, Ireland
Papers: 1834-1909. 15 folders.
Papers of the Irish born lawyer, journalist and Congressman William Erigena Robinson of New York. The collection consists for the most part of letters sent to Robinson from a variety of correspondents, largely from the Irish-American community, and reflect his work in promoting the interests of Irish emigrants in the United States, his work as a public speaker on Irish affairs and his political career. Also included are some printed items, largely relating to Robinson’s public life and work as a Congressman.


New-York Historical Society
New York, NY
Papers: 1848-1882. 5 letters.
Finding aid in repository.


University of Virginia Library
Charlottesville, VA
Papers: 1882-1886. 42 items in the Septimia Meikleham papers.
Meikleham, a granddaughter of Thomas Jefferson, writes regarding bills introduced in Congress to secure her a pension. Finding aid in repository.